Join in as we mark Women’s History Month with Sharon Bennett Connolly, as she delivers an interesting talk online about Lincolnshire’s Medieval Heroines.
Turning the spotlight on four amazing Medieval women with strong ties to Lincolnshire. The legendary Lady Godiva, the indomitable Nicholaa de la Haye, heiress Alice de Lacy and Katherine Swynford, the mistress who became a royal duchess. Sharon Bennett Connolly will look at the impact of these women, not only on the history of the county, but also on the history of England.
Date: Thursday 10th March 2022
Time: 7pm – a 45 minute talk with a Q & A afterwards
Notes on speaker: Sharon Bennett Connolly is the best-selling author of 4 non-fiction history books, including Ladies of Magna Carta: Women of Influence in Thirteenth Century England. A member of the Royal Historical Society, Sharon has studied history academically and just for fun – and has even worked as a tour guide at historical sites. She writes the popular history blog, www.historytheinterestingbits.com…
. Sharon regularly gives talks on women’s history; she is a feature writer for All About History magazine and her TV work includes Australian Television’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?